How You Can Help!
In order to reach our goals and break ground on the construction of our Youth Facilities, we need your help. Prospecting is one of the best ways to help The Spirit Center at this time. Consider other people you know that might be interested in hearing about this project. Invite them to a presentation at The Spirit Center. You are welcome to attend with your prospect but not required. And of course you never have to ask your prospect for a financial gift~~that is our job! Capital campaign fundraising takes time since it is based on building relationships one person at a time. Call the office at 361-888-7537 for more information.
New Leadership at the Spirit Center
Deborah L. Vickery was named Executive Director and Chief Development Officer in April 2014. Debbie brings more than 18 years of local nonprofit experience to The Spirit Center including working for HALO-Fight, Inc., March of Dimes Birth Defect Foundation and Spohn Development Foundation. She serves as a board member and is president elect for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a local and national organization that advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. If you would like more information about the Spirit Center or want to schedule a presentation, please call 361-888-7537 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spirit Center Welcomes New Board Member Noela Oliveira Garza
Noela joined the Spirit Center Board of Directors on July 28, 2014. Noela has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geographic Information Science with an emphasis in Geomatics, and a Master of Science degree in Geospatial Surveying Engineer ing. She has been certified as a Surveyor In Training in preparation for licensing as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. Her employment history includes eight years as president and CEO of her own marketing company in California, and is currently President and Owner of Bullseye Land Surveying Company in Corpus Christi. Noela is a member and past chair of the GIS Academic Advisory Committee at Texas A & M University, a member of the Women’s Energy Network, the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas, and the Eagle Ford Consortium. Personal quote, “When asked to speak, I never worry about having to say a few words. My problem is in wanting to say so much. We should always appreciate the opportunity to talk to others about what we have experienced in our lives that, whether good or bad, may have helped us be what we are. We are all here on Earth to teach God’s lessons, both verbally and by example. If we remember that, it’s much easier to stay on target to our ultimate goal.”